Manual Fire Alarm Boxes
Manual fire alarm boxes, or pull stations alarm, are located near exits throughout the protected area on every floor.Once a manual pull station is activated, that device must be reset to normal position before resetting at the Fire Alarm Control Panel. The control can only be reset with permission from the Fire Department.
Single action stations require only one step to activate the alarm. For example, the alarm might be activated by pulling down on a lever.
Double action stations require two steps in order to activate the alarm. You must first break a glass, open a door or lift a cover.